The growth of Internet traffic over the next several years has implications for everyone, from consumers to network operators; business leaders to policy makers. It has the power to impact the economic recovery, help create jobs and move markets.
Please join us in Brussels on July 12th as Cisco shares groundbreaking data on trends in European and global Internet traffic and what it reveals about the future of broadband, as well as the economic, social and policy implications.
Please remember to RSVP by Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 to reserve your seat at this event.
Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Location: Sofitel Brussels Europe, Place Jourdan 1, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
4:45 pm to 5:00 pm: Registration
5:00 pm: Forecast of Global Internet Traffic, 2010 - 2015 Robert Pepper, Vice President Global Technology Policy, Cisco, outlines the findings of the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI), an annual look at trends in Internet traffic.
5:30 pm to 6.30 pm: ‘The Impact of Internet Growth’ Panel discussion with representatives from the European Commission and industry telecom experts. The panel will discuss implications of Internet growth for businesses, policies and society. Participants include:
- Ken Ducatel, Head of Unit, Digital Agenda: Policy Coordination, DG Information Society, European Commission
- Richard Feasey, Director Public Policy, Vodafone
- Luigi Gambardella, Vice President Government Affairs, Telecom Italia, and Chairman of ETNO
- Manuel Kohnstamm, Managing Director, Public Policy & Communications, Liberty Global
- Dr. Robert Pepper, Cisco Vice President of Global Technology Policy
- Peter Alexiadis, Partner, Gibson Dunn (Moderator)
Following the panel discussion, we would be delighted to have you join us for an informal closing event reception from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.